Now CID will Investigate Cable TV Piracy

Broadcasters have approached the Haryana Government to look into the matter. Following which, the investigations have now been handed over to the state CB-CID. Notably, there are only three authorised officers who are empowered under the Cable Television Network (Regulation) Act to take action against the violators – the police chief of the district, sub-divisional magistrate and district magistrate. The CB-CID will work in…

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BARC Introduced Digital Measurement Service A Way Forward For The Industry

BARC India announced the phased roll-out of its much-awaited digital measurement service along with the brand name and logo of its digital measurement products. The digital products will be launched under the brand name EKAM (Sanskrit for ‘one’). The logo of EKAM draws inspiration from the four colors (Red, Blue, Yellow, and Green) as BARC India. The branding highlights BARC…

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Even a Month After Digital Switch-Over, Cable Operators Transmit Analog Signals in Remote Areas

Industry executives estimate that over 30% of the total television households covered under Phase 3 and 4 are still using analog signals, instead of installing set-top boxes Even after the official digital switch-over that happened on 31 March, cable operators across the country continue to transmit analog signals over their networks in remote and far-flung areas. Industry executives estimate that…

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BSNL Ties Up with Cable TV Operators To Provide Broadband Connection

The Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited Karimnagar district unit had tied up with the local cable operator to provide cable television network, landline phone, broadband and voice calls to its customers under the Fibre to the home (FTTH) programme. Formally launching the FTTH services provided by Guru Cable operators in the town on Monday, the BSNL Karimnagar General Manager said that…

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The Growth Of DTH In India

Dish TV, Videocon d2h and FreeDish. These were the three names that dominated India’s DTH sector headlines in 2016. The Essel Group’s Dish TV India is likely to forge the mother of a merger, (if permitted by shareholders and government departments) with another fast-growing rival — the Dhoot family led Videocon d2h even after denying it throughout the year. Further…

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Action To Be Taken Against Defaulting MSO’s & Cable TV Operators: MIB

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Nepal Cable Operators Approve Cable TV Digitalisation

The Nepalese Government have taken a firm step toward modernization by announcing at Kathmandu the decision to switch to a digital system within a year. President of Federation of Nepal cable declared: “The digital system will help to know the exact number of television users in the country. In the existing analogue system, we cannot get the exact number of…

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Cable TV Operators Venture Into Broadband Market In Tamil Nadu

The competition in broadband services market in Tamil Nadu is heating up with a company run by cable TV operators now entering the segment hitherto dominated by corporates. On Friday, Thamizhaga Cable TV Communication Private Limited (TCCL), a multi-system operator (MSO) run by cable TV operators launched its Thamizhaga Internet Communications Private Limited (‘TIC Fiber’) broadband service. Nagamanickam I, Director,…

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